Hawthorne High School

4859 W. El Segundo Blvd.
Hawthorne, CA 90250
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Hawthorne High School serves 1,922 students in grades 9-12.
Hawthorne High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Hawthorne High School's student population of 1,922 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,922 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

Hawthorne High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hawthorne High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6931 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
83%
54%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.300.64
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Graduation Rate
89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentinela Valley Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hawthorne High School is Hawthorne Math And Science Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hawthorne Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eucalyptus (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hawthorne Eucalyptus Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 973 students
    0.5 miles
    12044 S. Eucalyptus Ave.
    Hawthorne, CA 90250
    (310) 675-3369
    0.5 K-5 973
  • Hawthorne Hawthorne Math And Science Academy Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 561 students
    0.6 miles
    4467 W. Brd.way
    Hawthorne, CA 90250
    (310) 973-8184
    0.6 9-12 561
  • Hawthorne Ramona Math: 44% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 767 students
    0.6 miles
    4617 W. 136th St.
    Hawthorne, CA 90250
    (310) 675-7189
    0.6 K-5 767
  • Hawthorne Da Vinci Communications High School Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 366 students
    0.7 miles
    12495 Isis Ave.
    Hawthorne, CA 90250
    (310) 725-5800
    0.7 9-12 366
  • Hawthorne Hawthorne Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 901 students
    0.7 miles
    4366 W. 129th St.
    Hawthorne, CA 90250
    (310) 676-0167
    0.7 6-8 901

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